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March 2020

Volume 72    Issue 3

FEATURED ARTICLES

Robert Schafer; An interview with the 2020 SME President
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Web-based benchmarking in today’s mining industry; Advancing research and collaboration
J.R. Marston, N.C. Hoffman
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Assessing gaps in understanding management of particulates; What we don’t know about coal dust
Nikky LaBranche, David Cliff
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Alternative-energy options light path to powering the mine of the future
Chee Theng
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TECHNICAL PAPER ABSTRACTS

Extended abstracts from the SME journal Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
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HPGR rolls surface wear: In-line scanning of a laboratory-scale HPGR
Samira Rashidi, Raj K. Rajamani
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Geopolitical risk assessment of countries with deposits of rare earth elements
Sotiris N. Kamenopoulos, Zach Agioutantis
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Roof deformation associated with mining of two panels in a steeply dipping coal seam
Panshi Xie, Yi Luo, Yongping Wu, Xicai Gao, Shenghu Luo, Youfu Zeng
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Thermal fragmentation as a possible, viable, alternative mining method in narrow-vein mining?
Patrick Bouwmeester, Larissa Koroznikova, Michael Tuck, Steve Durkin
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Investigation of occupational accidents in Western Lignite Corporation by using the efficiency assessment approach
Cem Sensogut, Yasar Kasap, Ozer Oren
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Underground mine air and strata temperature change due to the use of refuge alternatives
L. Yan, D.S. Yantek, M.A. Reyes
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TUNNELING AND UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION

Meeting the challenge in Pakistan’s Lower Himalayas with the use of TBMs
Gary Peach
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Fast and innovative mode of transportation in the Northeast Corridor — tunneling challenges
Vojtech Gall, Nikolaos Syrtariotis, Timothy O'Brien, Cosema Connie Crawford, David Henley
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UCA of SME hosts Cutting Edge 2019 and George A. Fox conferences
William Gleason
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